Los Angeles Sparks vs. Chicago Sky - 7/13/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Sky vs. Sparks
WNBA Basketball: Wednesday July 13, 2016 at 12:30 pm (Allstate Arena)
The Line Sky +4 -- Over/Under: 167 See the Latest Odds
TV: NBATV, TWC SN / TWC D
The Los Angeles Sparks and Chicago Sky meet early Wednesday afternoon at the Allstate Arena on NBATV.
The Los Angeles Sparks look to build on their impressive seven-game winning streak. The Los Angeles Sparks are averaging 86.1 points on 49.7 percent shooting and allowing 73.8 points on 42.7 percent shooting. Nneka Ogwumike is averaging 19.1 points and 8.4 rebounds while Candace Parker is averaging 16.9 points and 4.8 assists. Kristi Toliver is the third double-digit scorer and Essence Carson is dishing 1.9 assists. The Los Angeles Sparks are shooting 39.5 percent from beyond the arc and 77.8 percent from the free throw line. The Sparks are allowing 28.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.7 rebounds per game. The Los Angeles Sparks are 7-0 this season on the road.
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The Chicago Sky could use a win after losing seven of their last 10 games. The Chicago Sky are averaging 85.2 points on 46.3 percent shooting and allowing 85.1 points on 42.3 percent shooting. Elena Delle Donne is averaging 20.9 points and 7.3 rebounds while Cappie Pondexter is averaging 11.8 points and 2.8 assists. Allie Quigley is the third double-digit scorer and Jamierra Faulkner is dishing 5.1 assists. The Sky are shooting 37.3 percent from beyond the arc and 83.7 percent from the free throw line. The Chicago Sky are allowing 34.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36 rebounds per game. The Chicago Sky have won four of their last six home games.
The Sparks are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 road games and 2-8-1 ATS in their last 11 Wednesday games. The Sky are 11-27 ATS in their last 38 vs. Western Conference and 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Sparks are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
The Sparks have beaten the Sky in four straight meetings and have proven to probably be the best team in the WNBA overall. It's also hard to trust the Sky with their constant inconsistant play and struggles on the defensive end. You have to ride the hot hand here and back the team that has yet to lose on the road.